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Links to Selected Federal Websites
|FDsys||GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. FDsys provides advanced search capabilities and the ability to refine and narrow your search for quick access to the information you need. FDsys also offers browsing by collection, Congressional committee, date, and Government author.|
|Census.gov||The U.S. Census Bureau is the pre-eminent collector and distributor of timely, relevant and quality data about the people and economy of the United States; including many new mobile applications available to users.|
|Congress.gov||Congress.gov is the official source for federal legislative information. It replaces the nearly 20-year-old THOMAS.gov site with a system that includes platform mobility, comprehensive information retrieval and user-friendly presentation. Legislative information on Congress.gov includes legislation, the Congressional Record, committee information, committee reports and profiles of members of Congress.|
|GovTrack.us||GovTrack.us helps ordinary citizens find and track bills in the U.S. Congress and understand their representatives' legislative record. The status of U.S. federal legislation, voting records, congressional district maps, and bill text and status can be found on GovTrack.us|
|Federal Register||Federal Register is a legal newspapaper published every business day by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). It contains Federal agency regulations, proposed rules and notices; Executive orders proclamations and other Presidential documents. The Federal Register informs citizens of their rights and obligations and provides access to a wide range of Federal benefits and opportunities for funding.|
|Code of Federal Regulations||(CFR) is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal government.|
|National Technical Reports Library||As one of the world's largest repositories of U.S. Government-sponsored research results, the new National Technical Reports Library (NTRL) offers fast and easy access to more than 2.2 million titles, with links to over 700,000 corresponding digitized full-text technical reports.|
|Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC)||ERIC is a national information system designed to provide full-text access to an extensive body of education-related literature.|
|SciTech Connect||SciTech Connect is a portal to free, publicly-available U.S. Department of Energy-sponsored research and development results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information. SciTech Connect was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) to increase access to science, technology, and engineering research information from DOE and its predecessor agencies.|
|National Climatic Data Center||NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), located in Asheville, North Carolina, maintains the world's largest climate data archive and provides climatological services and data to every sector of the United States economy and to users worldwide. Records in the archive range from palaeoclimatology data to centuries-old journals to data less than an hour old. The Center's mission is to preserve these data and make them available to the public, business, industry, government, and researchers.|
|Supreme Court of the United States||Includes dockets, court rules, oral arguments, opinions, orders, and other judicial matter.|
|U.S. Courts||Includes information about the U.S. Court system, judicial publications and directories, news releases, and annual reports.|
|Senate.gov||Includes the calendar of business, the Senate Manual, links to Senate publications and Senate committees, and the document entitled 'How Our Laws are Made'.|
|House.gov||Contains information on the U.S. House of Representatives floor activity, roll call votes, hearing schedules, legislative process, as well as the full-text of the United States Code and a directory to identify/contact a Congressperson|
|WhiteHouse.gov||Includes information about the current national issues, the President, Vice President, First Lady, speeches, nominations, press releases, and briefings.|
|USA.gov||The mission of the creators of USA.gov is to provide trusted, timely, valuable government information and services where you want them. The compilation of linked content acts as an official web portal for the public to access U.S. government information.|
|National Geologic Map Database||The National Geologic Map Database Project (NGMDB) is a collaborative effort primarily involving the USGS and the Association of American State Geologists (AASG). This website includes a catalog of over 90,000 products from 600 publishers; most available to download. Search functions include chronological selection of maps and searching by location when the name of the location is unknown.|